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With A/C and manual trans: 2,236 -
With A/C and manual trans: 2,276 pounds
With A/C and manual trans: 2,254 pounds
With A/C and manual trans: 2,330 pounds
8V: 120 pounds
16V: 160 pounds
020: 75 pounds
Front bucket seat: 35 pounds
Front sport bucket with height adjust: 37 pounds
Rear seat: ?
North American aluminum bumper (solid brackets): 22 pounds
North American bumper over-
Clipper kit front bumper: 41 pounds
Clipper kit rear bumper: 46 pounds
Clipper kit side skirts (pair): 5.5 pounds
Clipper kit fender flares (set): 5 pounds
Convertible top & frame: ?
Shell, as depicted here: 950 pounds
Full Tank of Fuel
10.6 gallons: 67 pounds
13.8 gallons: 87 pounds
The following information is what Volkswagen stipulated when these cars were new (i.e. before their warranties ran out). Tow at your own risk.
If towing long-
Towing Your Cabriolet on a Tow Dolly
Towing with Your Cabriolet
Volkswagen recommends that you not use your Cabriolet as a tow vehicle. If you must use your Cabriolet as a tow vehicle, Volkwagen stipulates the following:
Tow hitch suppliers:
For comparison purposes: Original Euro, no frills GTI hard-
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